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Morigaon: At least five school students are missing in two separate boat capsize incidents in central Assam's Morigaon district this morning, while 13 others were either rescued or swam to safety, police said.
Three school boys of Burgaon High School are missing after the boat carrying 10 students capsized at Burgaon Patekibori under Mayong police station at around 8.45 AM, they said.
In a similar incident at Bholokaguri under the same police station, two other school boys are missing when their boat capsized at around 8 AM. Six other students, however, swam to safety.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), police along with local people swung into action to rescue the students and launched a search operation to find out the five missing students, they said.